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Old 12-08-2009, 08:59 AM   #1
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win print driver to linux?!

i would like to know if exists a driver wrapper for printing drivers, so i can use windows printing dirvers from linux , as NDISwrapper does with wireless drivers of windows and let me use them in linux .

how can i use windows printing dsrivers in linu x?
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I don't know if this will serve your needs, but has an article on using CUPS to run windows print drivers. It involves compiling a CUPS source file, then copying certain drivers from your xp installation.

It's worth a read, especially sections:
2 Prerequisites
4 CUPS configuration
5 CUPS windows drivers
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Most major brands of printers are now well supported in Linux, so it may not be necessary to go through this extra step.

What printer(s) are you using?
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Puppy linux 6.0.3 and Fuji-Xerox CP1115 w.
Old 01-27-2016, 01:27 PM   #5
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MaraDrak, is there a question in your post? if so, i didn't catch it.

are you also aware that this thread is almost 7 years old?
it might be better to start a new thread...
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The short answer is probably not. If it exists, I've not encountered it.

The long answer is, "What make and model of printer are you concerned with?"


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